Physician Staffing in Urgent Care

Physician Staffing in Urgent Care

Sorry for the hiatus, folks.  I’m wearing the new hat of COO/CMO of ASAP Urgent Care, a start up with plans to open new UCCs in the northeast, so my blogging and article writing has been on a bit of a standby. So here at 5 AM on a rainy Chicago Dec 7 I’ll share some...
The Urgent Care/Primary Care Dilemma

The Urgent Care/Primary Care Dilemma

Although most of the Urgent Care “chains” of late provide urgent care and some occupational medicine services, most don’t consider themselves primary care providers. In my 28 years of owning and operating urgent care centers, however, I’ve...
ED Visits Up Due to Sicker Patients

ED Visits Up Due to Sicker Patients

According to this report from the Center for Health Care Quality, ED visits are growing 60% faster than the population growth.  Patients are also staying longer in the ED, leading to increased wait times. An increased number of diagnostics, including blood work,...